Authority → Salford

Salford Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Salford in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

270,800

Population

7.8%

Unqualified

5.3%

Unemployment

£32,219

Salary

£258,951

Property

Quick answer: Salford is a local authority in England. The population of Salford is 270,800. The population per square mile of Salford is 7,216. The average salary in Salford is £32,219 per year. The average property price in Salford is £258,951.


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Salford Demographics


The population of Salford is 270,800. The population per square mile of Salford is 7,216. The population has increased by 8,100 in the past year. The population has increased by 21,600 since 1981.


There are more males in Salford. They account for 50.2% of the population.


Salford Employment


69.4% of the people in Salford are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Salford is 5.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Salford Student Population


The student population of Salford is 8,100. Students account for 18.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.9% of the people in Salford have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.4% have an NVQ2 qualification. 58.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 42.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.8% of the people in Salford have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Salford Economy


There are 10,910 businesses in Salford. 90.0% are micro businesses. 8.1% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Salford are wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles businesses.


Salford Salary


The average salary in Salford is £32,219 per year. Males earn 14.6% more.


Salaries in Salford are 3.49% less than the national average of £33,384.


Salford Property


The average property price in Salford is £258,951. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Salford: £407,951 for detached houses. £264,895 for semi-detached houses. £195,987 for terrace houses. £166,969 for flats.